Saturday, April 18, 2015

Floyd County Schools reorganize, Former employee allowed to stay in seized home. Wax Road shooting injures one. Wet weekend ahead, storms possible tonight-Monday. Local officials for new coalition for community children. Across Coosa Valley today and weeke

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • .Wet weekend ahead with heavy rain, strong storms possible tonight into Monday. Today: 30-80% rain chance, high of 77, low of 63.


  • Latest on the Floyd County Schools financial scandal: Former employee allowed to stay in Summerville home seized earlier this week. WRGA
  • Floyd BOE announces reorganization adding new Deputy Superintendent, Director of Compliance and Internal Audit. Plus, Scott Savage named principal of Model High. BOE
  • Floyd Police: Shooting on Wax Rd. in Silver Creek leaves one injured. Crimewatch
  • Man charged in January B.B. gun shooting spree on Cedartown's Main Street gets four years in prison. Polk
  • Community leaders form new 'Coalition for the Care of our Community's Children' to help end child neglect and abuse in Rome-Floyd County. C4
  • Sondra Wilkins named 2015 Volunteer of the Year for Rome Council of Volunteer Administrators. Volunteer
  • Across the Coosa Valley: RHS wins Berry Math competition, Cartersville Water Department update, Gordon Hospital names Extra Mile Award winner, New exhibits at Bartow Museum and Rockmart Arts Center. Coosa Valley
  • Georgia Health News: Report: Georgia lags in public health spending. Health
  • Jobs: GDOL to help North Georgia Staffing hire 50 workers for plants in Rockmart and Rome. Jobs
  • Weekend: No Excuses 5K/10K/Walk, GNTC plant sale, Rome International Festival, Starving Artists Expo and Steeplechase. Calendar
  • Georgia Highland's bachelor of Nursing program receives official accreditation. GHC
  • Smile Report: Berry Student selected for 2015 Jersey Youth Academy. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Services today for Jewell Walls. Also remembering Ronald De Leon, Cora Ingle and Ruby Jane McLain. Obits
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.   Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves top Augusta, 6-3.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Atlanta Braves beat Toronto, 8-7.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM). Our guests Monday include:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Northwest Health District Immunizations Coordinator Janet Eberhart on National Infant Immunization Week

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